Movies like The Poof Point

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The Poof Point (2001)
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The Poof Point (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This is a movie about two scientists who invent a time machine. A critical part falls out of the time machine before they get into it to test it. Nothing seems to happen at first, but when they wake up the next day they are regressing in age (physically and mentally).
Plot: time machine, inventor, father daughter relationship, experiment gone awry, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship, rejuvenation, race against time, adult as child, switching roles, mother son relationship

Most similar movies to The Poof Point

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, entertaining and funny films with plots about father son relationship, family, family relations, disorder, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship and adventure mostly in Comedy, Family and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like The Poof Point: Pet Shop (1994), Flubber (1997), Opposite Day (2009), Son of Flubber (1963), Slapstick (Of Another Kind) (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Pet Shop (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Kids' film about a couple of aliens who come to earth and open up a pet shop in an attempt to try and eat some of earth's children for dinner.
Plot: pet shop, alien, female director, witness protection, human trafficking, alien abduction, hitman, pets, family relations, plumber, pet, brother sister relationship ...
Place: arizona
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95%
 5.3
 87K
Flubber (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Professor Phillip Brainard, an absent minded professor, works with his assistant Weebo, trying to create a substance that's a new source of energy and that will save Medfield College where his sweetheart Sara is the president. He has missed his ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, entertaining, idiotic ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: mad scientist, experiment gone awry, inventor, family, university, goofy hero, inventions and discoveries, disorder, fall in love, nothing goes right, father son relationship, bankruptcy ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 4.1
 902
Opposite Day (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The world goes backwards on Opposite Day. The kids become adults, and the adults become kids.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, melancholic, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: child as adult, family, parents and children, disorder, fish out of water, switching roles, hopes, misfit, adolescence vs adulthood, siblings relations, wish come true, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Son of Flubber (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Medfield's lovable but hopelessly absent-minded professor -- Ned Brainard (Fred MacMurray) -- bounces back in this classic Disney film with hilarious new mishaps when he experiments with the amazing by-products of his startling anti-gravity ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, melancholic, intense ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: college, experiment gone awry, family, family life, disorder, inventions and discoveries, goofy hero, mad scientist, fish out of water, nothing goes right, fall in love, child as adult ...
Time: 60s
Place: pentagon, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Slapstick (Of Another Kind) (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A rich, beautiful couple give birth to deformed alien twins who, when their heads are together, are the smartest kids on the planet.
Style: fairy tale
Plot: secret, father son relationship, chinese, colonel, alien, cigar smoking, mother daughter relationship, farce, satire, missile, intelligence, father daughter relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Secret Agent Dingledorf and His Trusty Dog Splat (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Overcoming bullies and his own loser mentality, 10-year-old Bernie Dingledorf must destroy Dr. Chuckles’s diabolical Laugh Generator before it sends the world into uncontrollable fits of laughter.
Style: christian film, inspirational, funny, sentimental
Audience: kids
Plot: animals, chase, family values, clown, bully, cia, circus, agent, dog, friend, fbi, animal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 5.7
 20K
Yes Day (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A mom and dad who usually say no decide to say yes to their kids' wildest requests — with a few ground rules — on a whirlwind day of fun and adventure.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, funny, light ...
Plot: kids and family, family relations, parent child relationship, children, parents, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, family, parents and children, humour, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Emil in Lonneberga (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Sweden, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Emil Svensson lives with his mother and father, little sister Ida, farmhand Alfred, and maid Lina on a picturesque farm in Småland. He is an unusually lively little boy, who just can't resist trying out every whim that enters into his ...
Plot: boy, childhood, family, parent child relationship, bad luck, maid, summer, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, christmas, swedish, farm ...
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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The Misadventures of Merlin Jones (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Merlin Jones, a precocious and intelligent high-school boy, experiments with hypnosis and creates a mind-reading machine. However, his experiments land him in deep trouble with the law.
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, psychotronic
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: hypnosis, mind reading, high school life, college, disorder, power relations, friends, youth, adventure, heist, experiment gone awry, teachers and students ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Christmas In Palm Springs (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jessica has a big presentation in Palm Springs. There are a couple of problems though: her two kids who will do anything to get mom and dad back together again - even if they have to hack mom's phone or pose as a secretary to make sure ...
Plot: christmas, separation, dinner, father son relationship, loyalty, gift, bed, boy, divorce, embarrassment, competition, sabotage ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Yesterday Machine (1965)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A Nazi scientist invents a time machine enabling him to go back to alter the events of WWII.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: time machine, lecture, newspaper reporter, police detective, nightclub singer, holocaust, nazi, time travel, mad scientist, old house, sexy woman
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Hot Tub Time Machine (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A malfunctioning time machine at a ski resort takes a man back to 1986 with his two friends and nephew, where they must relive a fateful night and not change anything to make sure the nephew is born.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, psychotronic, feel good ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, time machine, party, changing the past or future, friendship, drugs/alcohol, changing the future, friends, destiny, midlife crisis, profanity, sent to the past ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 2010s ...
Place: usa, chernobyl, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Freaky Friday (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: TV remake of 1976 movie Freaky Friday.
Plot: female director, basketball, gym class, diving board, switching bodies, swimmer, adult as child, refrigerator, peer pressure, child driving a car, school principal, bully ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Still Not Quite Human (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In the final film of the series, Chip and his "father" attend a robotics convention. Here, Dr. Carson is kidnapped and replaced by an android. Can Chip and his newfound friends save Dr. Carson from a dangerous competitor?
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: kidnapping, escapades, master villain, daring rescue, confined, androids and robots, a.i., rivalry, killer robot, family relations, human nature, adventure ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Not Quite Human (1987)
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Dr. Jonas Carson, a scientist, invents Chip, an android teenager. Dr. Carson sends Chip to school with his daughter Becky to see whether an android could interact with others. But his former employer decides to try and make a profit by stealing the ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: high school, family relations, androids, dishonesty, family, power relations, disorder, social relations, teenage life, youth, androids and robots, coming of age ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Lotta Leaves Home (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Sweden
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A feisty five-year-old girl Lotta decides to move away from home. And no, she doesn't want to put on the stupid sweater.
Plot: female director, children, runaway
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Iqbal & the Superchip (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Denmark
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Iqbal and Sille are best friends and have always lived next door to each other. Their street must undergo urban regeneration and Easelman and The Swine will unluckily be in charge of the project. For the construction project is in fact a cover to ...
Plot: zoo, energy, elephant, champagne, electrocution, dinner, fight, swimming pool, fire, boy, father son relationship, police car ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
The Strongest Man in the World (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Strongest Man in the World is a 1975 film starring Kurt Russell as Dexter Riley, a student in the fictional Medfield College. A school laboratory accident mixes one student's vitamin cereal mix with Dexter Riley's chemical experiment. ...
Style: feel good, humorous, offbeat, not serious
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: laboratory, rivalry, school, college, milk, experiment, disorder, power relations, thirtysomething life, space and aliens, goofy hero, teachers and students ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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As Time Goes by (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A surfer abandoned in the middle of the Australian Outback encounters an alien who time-travels in a ship that looks like a 1950s greasy spoon restaurant and embroils the hero in a chase that involves him sorting out a time paradox so that he can ...
Style: cult film
Plot: dust, scientist, cricket the game, death of son, bar, on the road, sunbathing, accidental death, father daughter relationship, death of father, time machine, time travel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Million Dollar Duck (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Professor Dooley takes home a duck from his research laboratory as a toy for his son, but soon finds out that it lays golden eggs.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, melancholic, sweet ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: duck, professor, family, fish out of water, experiment gone awry, odd couple, partners, laboratory, research laboratory, gold, stereotypes, treasure hunt ...
Place: australia, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Hollywood, It's a Dog's Life (2004)
Genre: Family, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Story of a Hollywood animal trainer and his granddaughter, who befriends two of his performing dogs, Big Chuck and Little Chuck.
Style: entertaining, captivating, sincere
Plot: animal trainer, ranch, father daughter relationship, human animal relationship, animals, animal human communication, animal life, clown, mother daughter relationship, film within a film, widow, grandfather granddaughter relationship
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
And You Thought Your Parents Were Weird (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two boys follow in their late fathers foot steps by inventing weird and wonderful gadgets. Trouble lies ahead when after a halloween party the spirit of their father ends up in the latest invention, a robot.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, offbeat
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, family relations, seance, ghost, robot, androids and robots, imaginary, youth, journalism, disorder, teenage life, isolation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 9K
RocketMan (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Fred Z. Randall is geeky and obnoxious spacecraft designer, who gets the chance to make his dream come true and travel to Mars as a member of the first manned flight there.
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, inspirational, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: astronaut, farce, mars, nasa, space travel, heroic mission, danger, escapades, race against time, space and aliens, goofy hero, misfit ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Grand-Daddy Day Care (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A man has to figure out a way to make extra money when his father-in-law moves in.
Style: sincere, humorous, captivating, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: father son relationship, grandfather grandson relationship, father daughter relationship, father in law son in law relationship, family relations, friendship, family, elderly man, care, elderly, age difference, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Back to the Future Part II (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Marty and Doc are at it again in this wacky sequel to the 1985 blockbuster as the time-traveling duo head to 2015 to nip some McFly family woes in the bud. But things go awry thanks to bully Biff Tannen and a pesky sports almanac. In a last-ditch ...
Style: futuristic, humorous, clever, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens, date night, family outing, kids, teen comedy
Plot: time travel, time machine, changing the past or future, sent to the past, inventor, alternate reality, scientist, mad scientist, adventure, inventions and discoveries, disorder, chases and races ...
Time: future, 50s, 20th century, 2010s, 1950s ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Christmas Trade (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A career-oriented single father and his 11-year-old son are forced to see their worlds through each other's eyes when some Christmas magic switches their bodies. The pair find themselves growing closer as they scramble to figure out the secret ...
Style: light, funny, feel good, humorous, entertaining
Audience: family outing
Plot: father son relationship, christmas, body swapping, happy ending, transformation, family, adaptation, generation gap, switching roles, single parent, parents and children, fish out of water ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Mom and Dad Save the World (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Emperor Spengo sees Marge Nelson and using a giant magnet, kidnaps her and her husband Dick, hoping to make Marge his before blowing up the Earth. The Emperor and other inhabitants of his planet are somewhat less than bright, and Dick begins ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexy, parody, idiotic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: evil alien, laser, good versus evil, save the world, adventure, imaginary, race against time, family, chases and races, rivalry, space and aliens, daring rescue ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
My Brother Has a Cute Brother (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Honza Pavelka (Jan Hrusínský) wins the junior motorbike speed races. His thirteen-year-old brother Martin (Roman Cada), his assistant and biggest fan, answers the questions of his schoolfriend Pavlína in a superior tone. Student Zuzana (Libuse ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, father son relationship, dancing, boy, pregnant teenager, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, train, marriage, mother daughter relationship, brother brother relationship, father daughter relationship, kiss ...
Place: prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Honey I Blew Up the Kid (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Wayne Szalinski is at it again. But instead of shrinking things, he tries to make a machine that can make things grow. As in the first one, his machine isn't quite accurate. But when he brings Nick & his toddler son Adam to see his ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, clever, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: inventions and discoveries, family relations, fish out of water, baby, inventor, giant, family, experiment gone awry, parents and children, nothing goes right, escapades, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Even Stevens Movie (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Stevens think that they've won an all-expenses-paid trip to an island that's halfway around the world. When their house is destroyed, their food stolen, and their bacon eaten, the Stevens family breaks apart in front of all their ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, family, family life, parents and children, teenage life, siblings relations, island, disorder, youth, mischievous children, nothing goes right, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%